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Jessica Johnston
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/23/2007
 

darkening edges


I was wondering if anyone could help me with darkening edges of an image. I love that look of subtle burned edges in a photo. Almost like a vignette, but very soft, almost unnoticable. Hopefully someone knows what I'm referring to!
THANKS!
I have a Canon 20d, and use Photoimpact 11 for editing.


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6/3/2007 5:26:12 PM

 
Darren J. Gilcher
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/1/2005
  Jessica, I don't know what features Photoimpact 11 has but I either use the burn tool with the opacity turned down to maybe 14% or however you like it. Some photo editing packages may have a shape feature that you can use like a heart or an apple and you can select what color and opacity you want. Hope that helps.


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6/3/2007 6:29:18 PM

 
Karma Wilson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/27/2004
  The meloncholytron filter from Flaming Pear is really nice for creating the effect you mention. You can choose the colors, style, size and how strong you want the effect.

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6/4/2007 7:55:56 AM

 
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